Wild rice with dried fruits and nuts

Original and delicious side dish that will enhance the distinctive flavors of your favorite dishes.

Wild rice

Ingredients (4-6 servings)

  • 4 scallions
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Rock salt and black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups wild rice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped.


  • Cut ​​scallions into thinly sliced, separating the white part of the green.
  • In a medium pan heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the white part of the scallions and heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (about 3 minutes), season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Stir in wild rice and cook according to package directions.
  • In a small saucepan combine the vinegar, cherries and 2 tablespoons water. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook until the vinegar is almost completely absorbed (about 3 minutes). Transfer to a bowl and add the rice mixture, the green part of the scallions and walnut. Stir well to combine the ingredients and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.